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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' South, Longitude: 133° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.3"980.36 miwest0° 10' 18.2"11.80 minorth980.71 mi
24 hours13° 30' 11.9"917.44 mieast4° 23' 55.4"302.30 minorth971.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 10:10 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 9:40 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 9:40 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 9:40 AM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:40 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 8:40 AM3996 km2483 miles2158 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:40 AM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:40 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 9:40 AM4431 km2753 miles2393 nmNorthwest NW

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